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NEWS CAPTURE & PRODUCE AUGMENTED REALITY Real-time graphics software from Ventuz Technology now works with the multi-sensor camera tracking system Ncam Live, it has been announced. The combination creates simplified Virtual Studio and Augmented Reality workflows for broadcast and ProAV environments. David Paniego, product marketing manager, Ventuz Technology, said: “The integration provides a streamlined tracking data workflow between the Ncam system and the real-time 3D Ventuz content, which results in a flawless communication between real-time graphics and actual camera movements for virtual or augmented projects. The flexible nature of the Ncam system makes it the perfect partner for the Ventuz software suite.” ventuz.com LIGHTING BE A HERO More than 50 of Photon Beard’s new Highlight LED lights are being used in new YouTube Space London production studios at Google’s London headquarters in Kings Cross. The 20,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is designed for use by YouTube partners from the YouTube creator community. The Highlight LEDs take a new approach to remote phosphor technology and relate directly to 2,4,6, and 8 tube fluorescents, but “deliver far more punch without the unnatural tones often found with other LED fixtures,” according to Photon Beard. BPS (UK) Ltd, the authorized GoPro dealer for the broadcast, media and AV market in the UK have announced that stock of the latest incarnation of the GoPro camera has arrived. The latest models have been connected, simplified and improved for an all-round improved user experience. Adding a 2” touch display for the simplified controls, auto-upload of photos and video to cloud when camera is charging (available early 2017), voice control, waterproof without a housing to 33 Feet (10m), stereo audio recording, RAW and WDR photo modes, and GPS. Not only are the cameras new, the latest app from GoPro ‘Quick App’ will offer mobile and desktop editing ‘awesome’ as they put it. It’s simple, easy to share and will even edit your content for you! There’s more to come in the near future. For all you professional GoPro needs contact BPS. See page 56 for more on this story. photonbeard.com bps-tv.co.uk LOCATION SOUND Sound Devices has unveiled Wingman, a wireless remote control option for the 6-Series mixer/recorder line. An iOS-based application, Wingman pairs with the new WM- Connect Bluetooth Smart USB accessory and allows users to start and stop audio recordings, enter and edit metadata, as well as arm, disarm, and rename tracks. It also gives users touch-screen access to manage sound report information, create sound reports on the mixer, and the ability to email those sound reports directly from the iPhone or iPad. “The Wingman app offers a production team very affordable convenience and workflow functionality on set or in the field,” said Matt Anderson, president, Sound Devices. sounddevices.com 14 | KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 118 OCTOBER 2016